Artfully Designed and Crafted Boats since 1978
Plans and Kits
Start with our precision CNC-cut hull kits and build out from there. For the adventurous woodsmith, we have plans available to guide you through a build you can truly call your own.
Devlin Custom Built Boats
Sam and his team of top-notch craftsmen can design and build the boat of your dreams. Literally. Dream it up, and they can deliver it in every detail.
Devlin Designing Boatbuilders
2424 Gravelly Beach Loop NW
Olympia, WA 98502
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RMK Marine in Turkey builds Sam’s Tugzilla design in Turkey and Ittir Kaktir goes on to win the 2021 Classic Boat Magazine New Powered Vessel of the year award.
Sam’s offering Tugzilla for sale! Check out her specks by clicking on her photo.
Red Schooner is for sale on her 40th Birthday! Built by Sam in 1981 and recommended to Lee, Sam’s office person, by Cooper Devlin. She has been lovingly modified and restored over the last several years.
These Covid Challenged Times Sale Continues – 25% Off All Construction Plans – Downloadable and Printed
To help boat dreamers and builders like us in these Covid challanged times we are continuing to offer reduced prices on ALL construction plans!
This lightweight 6 and 1/2 foot dinghy answers a boatowner’s request for the most compact 2 person rowing ship to shore boat possible – now available in both study and construction plans.
The Kingfisher series of study plans welcomes a new member into the under 30 foot diesel cruiser category.
The Candlefish 16 is a burdensome fishing skiff. Deep and seaworthy, it is wonderfully suited to life in our changeable weather and strong tides.
The Polliwog is a great entry into wooden boat building! With the Polliwog, we offer the amateur builder the opportunity to build a lightweight and strong dinghy or tender.
Rowing & Paddling
About Devlin Boat Builders
This is where we encompass over forty years of focused development on a wide range of designs and the boating experiences they deliver, a uniquely evolved set of techniques to ensure a high quality, enduring vessel, and a sense of classic nautical design that manages to anchor in tradition while bringing the best of modern technology into your next boat.
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